Terence Crawford will only consider fighting Manny Pacquiao if the eight-weight world champion singles him out for a contest in the future.
The American pound for pound star has been linked with facing the Filipino legend for some time now but says Pacquiao has earned the right to choose his opponents as he prepares to battle Lucas Matthysse on July 14.
Coming off an impressive debut at welterweight against Jeff Horn, Crawford is now considered the best 147 pounder on the planet following previous reigns at 135 and 140.
How does Terence Crawford feel about Manny Pacquiao not wanting to fight him? He says that Pacquiao has the right to fight who he wants at this point in his career – Listen here: https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1007718782180216832
In other interviews last week, Sirius XM covered the following:
Tom Loeffler says the burden of proof is on Canelo to prove he’s the same fighter with more stringent testing headed into the rematch with Gennady Golovkin: https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1007763151566327808
Terence Crawford says that in order for the top fights to get made in boxing like him vs. Errol Spence or Keith Thurman, promoters and TV networks must work together for the betterment of the sport. https://twitter.com/SiriusXMBoxing/status/1007719396746366976
At the Fights airs Mondays and Fridays from 6-8p ET on the first and only nationally-broadcast combat radio channel SiriusXM RUSH 93.
The show is hosted by former New York State athletic commissioner Randy Gordon and former #1-ranked Heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney.